Re: [PATCH] nvmet: disable direct I/O when unavailable

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Fri Mar 08 2019 - 08:26:17 EST

On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 01:18:10PM -0800, Sagi Grimberg wrote:
>> Frankly, we have a ton of testing related special cases in the kernel.
>> This one is a) simple and small, only 10 LoC, b) far away from the fast
>> path or any other place where it could have any impact on legitimate
>> users and c) it prints an informal message showing you what happened.
>> Sorry but this is a moment.
> How about we just fail it with a proper error message and let the
> user set buffered_io instead of trying to get smart here...

Yes, would be my preference.